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Lea M. Cetera
New York, NY
www.leacetera.com

Education
2012 Columbia University, School of the Arts, Visual Arts, MFA
2005 The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, BFA
2003 Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Study abroad, summer program

Awards and Residencies
2017 The Lighthouse Works Public Art Commission, Fishers Island, NY
2016 Emerging Artist Fellowship, Socrates Sculpture Park, LIC, NY
2015 Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA, Fellowship Residency
2014 Foundation for Contemporary Art, Emergency Grant
2011 Mildred’s Lane, Beach Lake, PA
2005 Elliot Lash Memorial Prize for Excellence in Sculpture, Cooper Union School of Art

Solo Exhibitions
2017
Threshold, Frieze New York, Randall's Island, NY

2015
NADA Miami Beach Solo Presentation, Miami, FL
Transference, Southard Reid, London, UK

Sprawl, New Commission, Project Space, Art in General, New York, NY

2014
Observational Comedy, Southard Reid, London, UK

Select Group Exhibitions
2016
Lea Cetera and Josh Tonsfeldt, Malraux's Place, Brooklyn, NY

2015
Surface Support, SIGNAL, Brooklyn, NY
Name It by Trying to Name It: Open Sessions Group Exhibition, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

2014
In Response: Other Primary Structures, Jewish Museum, New York, NY

2013
Where 1, Where, Brooklyn, NY
Ajar, Reverse Space, Brooklyn, NY
We Seem to Still be Moving, Simone Subal Gallery, New York, NY
Coded Conduct, Pilar Corrias Gallery, London, England
Double Life: Sculpture Center’s In Practice program, Sculpture Center, LIC, NY

2012
High Desert Test Sites, Andy’s Gamma Gulch Parcel, Joshua Tree, CA
New Wight Biennial 2012, New Wight Gallery, Broad Art Center, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Fischer Landau Center, Columbia University, New York, NY

2011
First-Year MFA Exhibition, Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY

2010
PortugalArte ’10 Biennial, Freedom of Expression, Portuguese Pavilion, Lisbon, Portugal

2009
On From Here, Guild and Greyshkul Gallery, New York, NY

2006
Flex Your Textiles, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY
Speed Limit, A participatory history in Women’s Art, LMCC, New York, NY

2005
The North Face, Houghton Gallery, The Cooper Union, New York, NY

Select Film Screenings and Performances
2014
OBE (Outer Body Experience), Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland, OR

2011
Rose Auditorium, Cooper Union Alumni Film Festival, The Cooper Union, New York, NY

2010
Anthology Film Archives, New Filmmakers NY Festival, New York, NY
Millennium Film, Debut of Vibrant Futures: Episodes Two and Three, New York, NY

2009
The Poetry Project at St. Marks Church, Friday Night Series, New York, NY

2008
Guild and Greyshkul Gallery, Screening of Vibrant Futures, New York, NY
Friday Night Series: The Poetry Project at St. Marks Church, Cartharsis, New York, NY

2007
Galapagos Art Space, The Pro Boner Show, New York, NY

2006
Theater for the New City, Adventures of the Aesthetic, New York, NY

Visiting Artist and Lecture Series
2014
School of the Damned, Good Job Gallery, London, UK

2006
Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY

Selected Curatorial/Projects
2011
Cooper Union Alumni Film Festival, Rose Auditorium, Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY
- Co-chaired for the committee and organized the curation and selection of works of Cooper Union Alumni for the first Cooper Union Alumni Film Festival.

2006
The Last Show, Hewitt Building, Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY
- Organized and co-curated an exhibition of alumni student work from the Cooper Union School of Art. Included were never-before exhibited student works by alumni that ranged from Eva Hesse, Tom Wesselman, Doug Ashford, Art Club 2000 etc.

Bibliography
Adams, Abraham "Ajar", Critics Picks, Artforum.com, October 2013
Chappa, Kristen “Double Life”, Catalogue, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY 2013
Smith, Roberta “A Gallery Goes Out In A Burst Of Energy.” New York Times 7 February 2009: C5